American Socialism

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg brings us an animated argument for football as socialism. She also links to Allen Barra's argument to the contrary, which I find unconvincing. Which isn't to say I couldn't be convinced. I don't really know a lot about baseball's economics beyond the rudiments. I have a feeling I'm about to get an education.


As an aside, I strongly urge you to visit the blog of any American with a "Von" in their name. So aristocraty...

Bill Maher - Irritable Bowl Syndrome from Fraser Davidson on Vimeo.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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